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Do we have a moral duty to watch the painful videos from a mass shooting?

As news viewers take in the details of last night’s horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas, they are confronted with a difficult choice: whether or not to watch graphic video shot by people at the concert while the shooting was happening. It’s hard to avoid, given that it’s showing up on TV, via …

Here are the gun control policies that majorities in both parties support

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> It's no secret that Washington has long been divided on new gun control laws. But Americans themselves might not be so divided (at least, on a few things) after all.<p>There are many areas of gun policy that split the country, but majorities in both parties do come together to …

The Creator Of The Papyrus Font Knows You Hate It, And Admits It's Overused

"It was one of the best things I've seen."

Here Are Some Mental Health Reminders You Might Need Right Now

You’re not a bad person for needing to turn off the news.<p>To help you process in the wake of a tragic event, BuzzFeed Health talked to Dr. Shairi Turner, chief medical officer of Crisis Text Line, a free, 24/7 support line for those in crisis. Here are some things to keep in mind:

Stanford Professor: Why So Many Successful Entrepreneurs Are A-Holes

Robert Sutton explains why boorish behavior and the backlash against it are both on the rise in the entrepreneurial world.<p>No matter how much theater and indie film he does, Daniel Radcliffe will always be known as Harry Potter. Similarly, Stanford professor Robert Sutton, author of books on …

How to Master Stress – A Resilience Ratio | Times Square Chronicles

How to Master Stress – A Resilience Ratio<p>How resilient to stress are you? This powerful force can drive one to perform well under pressure, however, …

Self-help

30 Ways to Become a More Successful Entrepreneur

Whether you’re just starting out or are an old pro, who doesn’t want to be a more successful entrepreneur?Owning your own business gives you a sense …

How to Cross 'Writing a Book' Off Your Bucket List

Here are 3 surprising tips to help you start writing daily (and keep doing it).<p>Writing a book is a high-ranking bucket list goal for many people. One of the reasons that this goal tends to stay on our bucket lists for far too long is that we're out of practice in the art of writing. Like any other …

Creative Writing

How to Mind Trick Yourself Into Becoming a "Gym Person"

Chocolate—the key to working out, says <i>NY Times</i> journalist Charles Duhigg. While I’m apt to reply, yes, chocolate is the key to most everything, …

3 ways to stay positive when you want to quit

But any battle-hardened entrepreneur will tell you there was a significant period of struggle before their business hit its stride and found success.<p>These were often "make-or-break" moments for them: Opportunities where they could have chosen to keep hustling or quit and quietly return to a day job.<p>…

Entrepreneurship

If You Knew Something Would Improve Your Life, Why Wouldn't You Do It?

When you're caught in a self-defeating cycle, it can feel impossible to get out<p>When you're caught in a self-defeating cycle, it can feel impossible to get out. Quite disturbingly, you begin to believe the suffocation of negativity is "normal."<p>As Dr. Joe Dispenza has said, <i>"What if just by thinking</i> …

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The 1 Secret Brain Exercise That Will Help You Achieve All Your Goals

Here's how intense visualization can help you achieve millionaire status.<p>There's a funny truth in the business world: hard work does not equate to success. If you've believed in this supposed connection for any length of time, you may find it unbelievable that there is in fact no direct …

Richard Branson's Secret to Productivity and Success Is Simple: Work Out

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

19 ways you could be holding yourself back

Left to our own devices, most of us would rather carry on as we are. But if you're holding yourself back from your potential, or if you feel stuck where you are, life is telling you it's time to make a change.<p>Often it's the most brightest, talented people who need this message the most.<p>Here are 19 …

Self-help

Don’t Let the Gym Discourage You.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Many of us know someone that has lost their life to illness. Sometimes those illnesses were a result of …

12 Habits the Most Likable People Have in Common

<i>This article originally appeared on Motto and Business Insider</i><p>When you’re in a highly competitive field, talent and intelligence are prerequisites.<p>To …

Self-improvement

Want to stay healthy? Reduce sitting time by 21 minutes

It is a known fact that prolonged sedentary time poses serious threats to our health. But what can we do about it? A new study investigates.<p>In our …

Girl, 14, found hanged in wardrobe died after being ‘let down by authorities’

A troubled teenager deemed at high risk of self-harm was let down by authorities, an inquest has ruled.<p>Charlotte Baron, 14, was found hanged in her …

Teen depression spike worries psychologists

A significant increase in the number of patients – especially children – seeking treatment for depression has doctors and psychologists concerned. …

The Health Obsession

THE HEALTH OBSESSION.<p><b>JENNY BROCKIE: Welcome everyone, good to have you here. Rachel, you're 26, two and a half years ago you decided to run the City</b> …

Local psychiatrist wades into debate about Trump's mental health with a surprising diagnosis

When it comes to narcissistic personality disorder, Dr. Allen Frances wrote the book.<p>So the 75-year-old Coronado resident and retired Duke University …

3 Secrets to Having a Better Morning

A morning ritual sure sounds nice (if it didn’t, you wouldn’t be reading this) but what’s the point of one? What’s it even supposed to accomplish?<p>No, …

13 Habits of Self-Made Millionaires, From a Man Who Spent 5 Years Studying Rich People

From reading to exercising, these are the daily habits of self-made millionaires.<p>All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their …

11 things unsuccessful people do over long weekends

People across the US will have Monday off, thanks to Labor Day.<p>We already know what successful people will be doing over the long weekend.<p>But what …

9 high-impact books that will make you smarter every day

Lifelong learning is the "ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated" pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. The pursuit of knowledge is easier than it has ever been before.<p>Cultivating the mind is essential for your personal growth. Digging deeper will separate you from the …

Self-improvement

Decoding the mysteries of a child's developing brain

By Jenna Gallegos<p>It’s back-to-school season. Parents mark their youngsters' height on the wall and marvel at how much they’ve grown, but what’s going on just below the pencil line in that child’s brain?<p>We know brain development continues from infancy to adulthood, but many parents underestimate how …

Parenting

This Is Exactly How You Handle a Toddler Tantrum in Public

Toddlers are not exactly known for being reasonable. So it should come as no surprise that when Ohio-based dad Terrel Crawford told his 3-year-old …

How Therapy Can Cure Overeating

Many struggling dieters actually suffer from binge eating disorder, and could manage their condition—and lose weight—with the help of a psychologist.<p>Melissa Rivera always turned off the cameras before she binged. Newly married to a husband who traveled frequently, the 23-year-old med student, who …